| Feb 12, 2012
Oatman. If it was good enough for Clark Gable and Carole Lombard on their honeymoon, Oatman should be good enough for you, although it's been 73 years since the Hollywood couple spent their honeymoon night in the allegedly haunted...
| Feb 26, 2011
When I first began visiting the Florida Museum of Natural History with my kids in the mid-1990s, the buzz was all about dinosaurs and bones, topics of interest for little boys in the era of post-"Jurassic Park" dino fever.
Now, the main attraction is...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 1:24 PM
Zookeepers in New York trying to find a deadly cobra may need to look no further than Twitter to find clues about the snake's whereabouts. Most recently, the snake "Tweeted" that it was, "Holding very still in the snake exhibit at the Museum of Natural...
| Mar 29, 2011
| 8:26 AM
A visit from President Obama will make getting around Manhattan a challenge on Tuesday, as he tries to continue making a case for U.S. involvement in Libya and raises money for his party. Lots of money.
Expect the FDR Drive to be closed intermittently...
| Mar 29, 2011
| 7:12 PM
Dozens lined Lenox Avenue in Harlem hoping to catch of glimpse of President Barack Obama -- in the area for the first time since his campaigning days in 2008.
He arrived at the Red Rooster Harlem restaurant this evening for a $30, 800 dollar a plate...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 3:42 AM
Think New Smyrna Beach and the first thing that comes to mind for many is "Shark Attack Capital of the World."
On Friday a shark kept this beach's reputation intact.
A 49-year-old man was coming back to shore at mid-afternoon Friday was bitten while...
| May 14, 2011
Some of the best attractions in Florida — the beaches, sunsets and environmental gems — remain blissfully unchanged over time. Yet there are always new diversions, from museums and attractions to quirky stops that shout "only in Florida."...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 1:46 PM
Generally, Vic and I try to avoid flying into the midst of a natural disaster. But sometimes it just happens.
If you recall, I was caught in a tornado in April in Tennessee, near Knoxville. Golf ball-sized hail totaled my rental car with hundreds of...
| May 26, 2011
Bargain land and wide-open spaces drew Alan Kimble Fahey to Acton. A modest ranch house on a desert lot offered the outpost he sought.
But then Fahey wanted to expand. So he began to build.
And build. And build.
Fahey built a barn and moved in. He...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 6:31 PM
Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich and his wife, Callista, paid $994,708 in federal taxes on gross income of $3,142,066 in 2010, according to copies of the couple's joint tax return that his campaign released at the start of Thursday night'...
| Nov 29, 2011
Margie Petersen, a philanthropist who with her late husband, publishing magnate Robert E. Petersen, established the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, has died. She was 76.
Petersen, who also served on the museum's board of directors, died Friday...